Tag Archives: Lagos

11Sep/17

Pap in a pack – Nigerian entrepreneur turns traditional meal into hot commodity

A traditional staple meal made from maize or sorghum and consumed widely across Africa in different forms, Pap is being sold in Nigeria in a labelled, convenient pack with a guarantee that it is hygienically prepared and fit for export. Entrepreneur Ijeoma Ndukwe has big plans to take this simple porridge to Nigeria’s huge Diaspora population with an insatiable taste for home, and while it is not too different from what people have consumed for generations, Ndukwe says her business plan offers a more ‘complete package’.
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27Jul/17

Google hopes to train 10 million people in Africa in online skills – CEO

LAGOS, NIGERIA (JULY 27, 2017) (GOOGLE) – Alphabet Inc’s Google aims to train 10 million people in Africa in online skills over the next five years in an effort to make them more employable, its chief executive said on Thursday (July 27).
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17Jul/17

Felicite wins best film at Africa movie award

The 13th Africa Movie Academy Awards popularly known as the AMAA Awards was held in Lagos on Saturday (July 15) to honour the best of the continent’s films. Continue reading

05May/17

Photo exhibition highlights struggles of LGBT community in Nigeria

LAGOS, NIGERIA (REUTERS) – In an effort to change public perceptions about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Nigerians and support their rights, a photo exhibition that highlights their experiences and challenges was recently opened in the country’s commercial capital, Lagos.
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27Apr/17

Nigerian entrepreneurs rush for growing snail market

The Giant African Snail is sought after in parts of the world for its nutritional and cosmetic benefits. In Nigeria, some entrepreneurs have found opportunities to export the molluscs abroad.
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07Mar/17

Nigeria seeks U.S. immigration clarity, advises against non-urgent travel

Nigeria advises its citizens against any non-urgent travel to the United States until Washington clarifies its immigration policy, following several incidents of people with valid visas being denied entry.

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13Feb/17

Nigerians react as president Buhari extends medical leave

Nigerians give mixed reactions as President Muhammadu Buhari extends his medical leave, deepening suspicions his health is worse than officials are admitting publicly.

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02Sep/16

Mark Zuckerberg meets tech developers in first visit to Nigeria

Facebook founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg meets with developers and local businesses in Nigeria.

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14Apr/16
CEO Murtala Muhammed Foundation Aisha Oyebode

Author of book on Chibok Girls visits the distraught parents two years on

The author of a book on the Chibok Girls speaks of the parents’ distress two years after losing their children to Boko Haram, unsure if they are alive or how they are and after a viewing new video of the girls, said to be filmed last December.

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